What does RAM do to gaming?

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#1 Posted by wildwild (1139 posts) -
Im just wondering what RAM does to gaming?
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#2 Posted by Gog (16376 posts) -
More ram smooths out framerate peaks and allows faster loading.
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#3 Posted by Master_Kev (370 posts) -
I just have to say you have a really messed up sig but in a funny way.
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#4 Posted by IAM-CA (364 posts) -
More RAM lets you have more things loaded into your computers memory without it swapping other things to your hard disk (virtual memory). This gives you faster boot time for Windows, faster load times for programs (and game levels)and less annoying pauses in the middle of processing or when swapping from one task to another.
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#5 Posted by dayaccus007 (4349 posts) -
For the last released games 2gb is a must but you don't need more just for this year I think